12:00am - 1:00am
The world's first and longest running alternative Black music radio show, hosted by Art Terry. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Last Poets first album, tonight's show is a Last Poets special. The Last Poets are the forefathers of hip-hop and rap music. We play recordings from different periods of their groundbreaking work. [Repeated Saturday 2.30am.]
1:00am - 2:30am
[Repeated from Friday 5.30pm.] A showcase for records of contemporary experimental and underground music, hosted by Ed Pinsent. Tonight: a new home podcast with announcements. Album tracks from Viv Corringham, William St Hugh, Radical Polish Ansambl, Zoubek-Cruz-Witkowski, Dave Phillips, Expo70, Zea + Oscar Jan Hoogland, Keith Seatman, and Vomit Fist. Plus compilation tracks from Kaleidophon, Tim Holehouse, and Experimental Sonic Machines. Visit thesoundprojector.com/radio-show/ for more information.
4:00am - 5:00am
[Repeated from Sunday 3pm.] French underground, synth and progressive music of the 1970s, presented by Warren Hatter. This week: we venture into the world of HP Lovecraft, playing music from the French and Belgian Underground influenced by the American cosmic horror author. Expect Univers Zero, Fondation and Shub-Niggurath, with more examples to come in future episodes. Tweet to @frenchrocksmplr.
5:00am - 6:00am
[Repeated from Sunday 11pm.] A programme consecrated to field recording, phonography, and the art of sound-hunting, presented by Patrick Tubin McGinley. This week's edition, entitled Earscape: Freeze has been produced in Germany by architect, writer, sound artist and regular contributor D. L. Lutz. Visit frameworkradio.net for more information.
7:00am - 8:00am
[Repeated from Friday 11am.] A weekly show hosted by urbanist Donald Hyslop. This week he talks to freelance oral historian Helen Frizzell, based in Dunedin, New Zealand.
8:00am - 9:00am
[Repeated from Friday 9pm.] Joe Cushley explores 13 Bar Blues and Twisted Roots music from around the globe. From the the 1920s to the present day, from the barrel-house to the arthouse via the bedsit, from Mali to Mississippi to the Mekong via New Malden - every culture has its blues. For more information visit Balling The Jack on Facebook. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
9:00am - 10:00am
Interviews with a wide range of alternative thinkers by the Los Angeles-based investigator of anomalous phenomena. This week: Apollo 14 astronaut Dr. Edgar Mitchell discusses what he knew about UFOs and alien contacts from his sources inside the US government. Visit robsimone.com/ for more information. [Repeated Monday 12am.]
10:00am - 11:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 8pm.] One off, irregular and sometimes surprise broadcasts.
11:00am - 12:00pm
Presented by Nick Brown of Intoxica Record Shop and dedicated to the dignity of vinyl, giving centre stage to new vinyl reissue releases, spotlighting Content Themes and specific artists' careers - and generally playing the gloriously unheralded low-brow rock and soul of the 20th Century, all rendered on little slabs of black plastic. For further information and general waffle, contact email@example.com. [Repeated Saturday 7am.]
1:00pm - 1:30pm
[Repeated from Monday 6pm.] Journey around the world with travel hungry record collector Jamal and experience ethereal music spanning cosmic soul, global funk and spiritual jazz. You'll explore far off and far out places all from the comfort of your own sanctuary. This week: brace yourself as we explore cosmic music from the Indian sub-continent. Find Jamal on Mixcloud, Facebook and Instagram.
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Introduced by bass player and storyteller LM Dubz, and produced by people with learning disabilities at the Gate Arts Centre, Gate Kicks covers art, music, dance, film, theatre and offers a hub where this truly underground art scene is exposed to a larger audience. [Repeated Friday 3.30am.]
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Polemic, politics, mouth jazz and spontaneous music with Ben Watson. Today, Ben persists in his lockdown strategy, which is to xenochronically compile playing by the pertinent musicians on the planet: Jair-Rohm Parker Wells (Chapman Stick bass); Peter Baxter (autotune mobile); Out To Lunch (Melodica, Splash 'n' Klang, Korg ribbon synth); Guy Evans (drumset); Eleanor Crook, Ben Moran Healy and Dave Black (electric guitars); Michael R. I. Clough (electric bass, vocals). [Repeated Saturday 3.30am.]
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Recorded by Heiko Khoo, the Speakers’ Corner show goes to the heart of political, social and cultural issues of the day. It features Speakers’ Corner regulars, special reports and interviews, and observes at the life and times of the world’s oldest and most famous platform for free speech. [Repeats Friday 4am.]
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Abs Tripp from DASL (Disability Advice Service Lambeth) discusses how music fires people up to jump higher, ride further and shout louder. This week is all about creativity and writing from Wuthering Heights to Urban Creatures. Abs, Paige and Jamille interview Sarah Gray about her quirky new collection of dark tales, 'Urban Creatures'. Sarah explains how writing was a lifeline when first diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease and gives tips to new writers. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. [Repeated Monday 2pm.]
4:00pm - 4:30pm
[Repeated from Friday 3.30pm.] Curators Florence Devereux and Clementine Butler-Gallie explore how art practice can offer new perspectives on facing the unknown. This week, we’re joined by sound artist Alessandra Eramo. Her work merges themes of ritual, care, madness, nature, and migration. We delve into her practice with a focus on two of her works, Tanz Sediment (Self-Portrait of Madness) and Tracing South. Our exploration takes a new lens to these works, examining how their themes take on a new context in this current moment of change. Visit www.artofchangeradio.org.
4:30pm - 5:30pm
An on-going audio autobiography from the punk and post-punk legend that is Spizz. Today: New Band Power Pop Punk Special! Past connections bringing out new material. Featuring High Rip, This Twisted Wreckage, Duncan Reid, Cult Figures, DamageUK and Rogue Sector. For more information visit the Spizzenergi Facebook page. Tweet to @spizzenergi. [Repeated Saturday 8am.]
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Anne Gallien, French anglophile, voiceover artist, vocalist and former member of The Veees, explores mental health and self-development through a series of encounters with extraordinary travellers. This week: "It is good to have an end to journey toward. But it is the journey that matters in the end.” – Ursula K. Le Guin. Today, Anne is en route to Brighton to meet an old friend, Sebastian Dewing, artist, ex teacher, and local hero called 'god sent' by his community for brightening humans’ lives with art at home. Sebastian runs Artroom Brighton, an art school offering online classes for children, families, elderly people and more. It has helped them to keep sane during these extraordinary times. Corporate companies are now booking him as part of their mental health wellbeing schemes to bring some lightheartedness and awaken talents. [Repeated Friday 2.30am.]
6:30pm - 7:30pm
DJ Ritu presents the UK’s definitive global music show from London. This week, DJ Ritu packs the best global music into the show, including new tracks from Turkish singer Olcay Bayir, Brit-Asian string duo the Quest Ensemble, and a tribute to Guinea’s premier international ambassador, Mory Kanté. [Repeated Monday 8am.]
7:30pm - 7:45pm
When Josie Bevan’s husband was jailed for nine years, a window opened on to a whole new world. This is Prison Bag. Episode 7 of 12 (contains material which some listeners may find offensive and deem unsuitable for children.) Written and presented by Josie Bevan. Music by Zimbo Freemind, Fox and Lady Unchained. Producers: Rebecca Lloyd-Evans and Alan Hall. A Falling Tree Production supported by the Audio Content Fund. [Repeats Saturday 8pm.]
7:45pm - 8:00pm
A ten part series of sound works based on sketches and texts from the recently unearthed book "Astley's Junctures" by the seminal land/sound/outsider artist Edward Frederick Astley (1863-1929). Produced by Nick Hamilton. First broadcast 2009. [Repeats Friday 2.15pm.]
9:00pm - 9:30pm
Friends Leonore Schick and Soila Apparicio like to make private conversations public. They discuss art, activism and women’s issues, often with special guests and friends. Today: Nicki and Esther join Soila and Leo to share stories of their childhood misbehaving at home and at school. For more information visit acast.com/veryloosewomen or follow them on Twitter at @VLWRadio. [Repeated Saturday 10.30pm.]
9:30pm - 10:30pm
The Earl of Killorglin and Andrew Scott-Bolton of Club Integral - London's long-running "home to the uncategorisable" - preview its upcoming concerts in London. [Repeated Friday 12am.]
11:00pm - 12:00am
Robin The Fog presents a series of late-night, deep listening soundtracks for our current era of isolation. This week's show features extracts from several remarkable albums, including Chimères (pour Ondes Martenot) by Christine Ott, Agitations: Post-Electronic Sounds by Oscillatorial Binnage, Ear Of The Heart by A’Bear, Dislocations by Pascal Savy and Fractious Airs by Robert Worby. Best consumed in the dark on headphones. Further details at: robinthefog.com. [Repeated Sunday 2.30am.]
12:00am - 1:00am
Contemporary Native American and First Nations music from a wide range of indigenous musicians in North America, selected by multi-disciplinary sculptor Andrew Graves-Johnston (aka DJ Droid), who first came across it when researching the Standing Rock protests of 2016/17. Visit facebook.com/turtleislandradio for more information. [Repeated Saturday 12.30am.]